Southwest Statistical Consulting (SWSC):
- Helps a client decide if a statistical “solution” is appropriate;
- Establishes a working relationship with a client and helps a client translate a problem into one that can be addressed by statistical analysis;
- Works with a client to identify important variables and relationships;
- Develops protocols for the use of analogs and elicitation of expert judgment, if needed;
- Works with a client to identify and quantify sources of uncertainty;
- Helps the client make sense of large, messy data sets;
- Analyzes data and develops a statistical model, as appropriate;
- Prepares and presents documentation; and
- Teaches short courses tailored to the needs of the client, including the use of the R language.
Meet Jack, SWSC President
John H. (Jack) Schuenemeyer, Ph.D is a consulting statistician with statistical expertise that includes linear and nonlinear modeling, spatial analysis, Monte Carlo simulation, multivariate analysis, forecasting and graphical displays. He has used the R language for many years.
His principal areas of application are earth and environmental sciences and energy. His recent work with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management includes leading the development of a stochastic modeling system to estimate remaining unconventional energy resources in U.S Federal offshore areas.
He has provided advice to numerous organizations including the U.S. Energy Information Administration, American Association for Petroleum Geology Committee on Resource Evaluation, the Office of Technology Assessment of the US Congress and the Government of Norway. In addition, he has given numerous invited talks and workshops throughout North America, Europe and Asia. During his career he has worked closely with economists, engineers, climate scientists and geologists.
He is the author of over 130 publications and first author of Statistics for Earth and Environmental Scientists, by John Wiley.